Awards and Fellows

awardsFellowsASES honors persons making significant contributions to the Society and generally within the field of solar and renewable energy each year. ASES confers six separate awards, as well regularly naming new Fellows. The 2015 award winners are listed below.


Mark Thornbloom
Mark Thornbloom

CHARLES GREELEY ABBOT AWARD

The winner will have made a significant contribution to the American Solar Energy Society or to the field of solar energy. No geographical limitations are imposed and the winner need not be a member of the society.




Marc Shiler
Marc Shiler

PASSIVE PIONEER AWARD

Honors pioneers in the passive solar design field who have set the stage for others to follow. Honorees are men and women who developed the theories, early research efforts, new concepts, and opportunities for later researchers to develop. Their foresight, innovative thinking, and creativity opened the doors for others.


Wyldon Fishman
Wyldon Fishman

REBECCA VORIES AWARD

This award recognizes special contributions to the American Solar Energy Society. It honors those whose volunteer efforts on behalf of the society have significantly advanced ASES’s ability to meet its mission.




David Curran
David Curran

JOHN AND BARBARA YELLOTT AWARD

The recipient of this award/scholarship must be a graduate student concentrating his or her program in the field of solar energy, and be a current member of the American Solar Energy Society. The student’s graduate program should emphasize solar and the application must include an explanation of the applicant’s future plans in the field.


Teresa Jester
Teresa Jester

WOMEN IN SOLAR ENERGY AWARD

The recipient is recognized as making a significant contribution to the acceptance and advancement of women in the field of solar energy development or deployment.

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